Cornwall’s RAra Collective, ‘who are bound together by their love of the strange, the new, the bizarre, and, of a truly great party’, are having a three-day exhibition at the Rock Institute in Wadbridge.
To navigate a few of the less travelled currents of Plymouth’s involvement in the British Art Show 7, there’s the comfily titled Come To Ours, which in its own words is ‘a programme of activity and events that celebrates and showcases the work of both emerging and established artists and curators.
Exeter Open Studios brochures are unique collectibles in their own right – each one of the 12,000 have been stamped with a mini signature artwork, going by the quaint name of 12000 Blessings.
“We live in a world of increasingly complex information and choices, bombarded by sound bites and attention grabbing sensationalist headlines. To the lay person, news about medical advancement often appears to be expressed through polar opposites – fear mongering over ‘Frankenstein’ experiments versus celebration of life saving/enhancing developments.
For the traditional rural livestock and produce show, according to mosic artist Cleo Mussi at her Pharma’s Market show at Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon, read a host of characters which range from life-sized ‘robo-rabbits’ to space scientists and bucolic farmers with a distinctly contemporary twist, all jostling for a part in the busy, thought provoking narrative.
Auto Art is the ultimate car boot experience taking place in the Guildhall Car Park in Plymouth on Sunday, September 18 between 9am and 1pm.
Devon is home to clay, so it’s kinda interesting that clay and Devon have attracted Swedish-born former performance artist Ulrika-Igraine Munoz-Alarcon, who’s taking part in Devon Open Studios.
With the way the climate looks to be going, the Quixotic journey to find a tropical rain forest in Northumberland may not be so far fetched in the not-so-distant future, but that’s what the one man mini epic adventure story The Stations: Fourstones, aims to do in its tale of a voyage of discover – and hot from its hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Sculpture David Nash is in Devon. His work is at the Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World in Haldon Forest, Devon, with a major sculpture Black Sphere in the grounds of Dartington Hall and another large sculpture Three Humps which fronts the CCANW building.
Dartington Hall School is celebrating it’s 85th anniversary and artist Alice Leach is curating a series of art events to coincide with the events.
Exeter’s RAMM has selected the BAFTA nominated artists’ group, Blast Theory, to produce a work of international standing that will add a new dimension for the museum’s visitors at its December openning.
Strictly Collaborative, the inclusive theatre company for disabled and non-disabled people aged between 13 and 25, is launching its next project, Restraints, on September 12 and is calling for input.
Helen Snell is part of a group of nine artists taking part in the New, Found Treasures exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth.
The South Hams Artist Forum, an artist–led group which aims to promote the arts in the South Hams, is holding an arts trail, with 56 participating members, exhibiting in different venues across the South Hams.
Urban Desolation, is a new photographic installation from Dave Clayton with coves fours year of work documenting closed mental hospitals around the UK.
Art Haven, contemporary artists based in Exeter and Crediton, present their summer exhibition at Redearth Gallery, near Bickleigh Mill of a mix of painting and drawing, photography, sculpture and textiles.
Whether your view on islands is more John Donne, than Dolly Parton, the Nowhere Island project is sure to raise a few eyebrows.
A new exhibition will be serving up a feast of verbal and visual treats to visitors to Cornwall in August and September.
A Portrait of The Artist By A Young Dog by Andrew Bolton has found itself on the front cover of Wessex arts and culture guide, Evolver.
Remember The Giant’s Chair at Widecombe in the Moor? The artist behind that fun sculpture, Henry Bruce, has his first outdoor sculpture since the oversized seat at Art on the English Rivera. Called Horizon Cube it wil be on show at Cockington Court.
Everyone knows a net is a heap load of holes tied together which string, and you could end up getting caught up in knots if you spend too much time scratching your head over Darren Harvey-Regan‘s solo exhibition at the Phoenix Gallery, Exeter.